National Affairs: A Political Body

Judge Staley of the Supreme Court of New York ruled that the Anti-Saloon League is a political organization, and as such is required to make a complete statement of its financial resources as demanded by the Corrupt Practices Act. The League's assertion that it is " an organization for the discussion and advancement of political questions and principles without any connection with elections" is contradicted by the experience of politicians and office holders, who say that the League backs its candidates and defeats its enemies with extraordinary power and resolution.


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